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Cane farmers strike over; core sampler will not be used

The cane farmers’ strike is over… it took eleven days for a resolution to finally be reached between government, the Belize Sugar Cane Farmers Association, and Belize Sugar Industries, but [...]

P.U.C. lowers electricity rates again

The Public Utilities Commission has once again lowered electricity rates; this time by six point six cents. According to a release issued this evening, this latest amendment to the 2008 [...]

One man dies in Western Highway accident

An accident at mile thirty-two on the Northern Highway on Thursday night has claimed the life of an Orange Walk man. Around ten-thirty p.m., a green Toyota van and a [...]

Prisoner’s death claimed to be suicide

Police are investigating to determine whether a prisoner found hanging inside a cellblock committed suicide. Placencia police say that on Thursday they discovered thirty-four year old Martin Ayala hanging by [...]

“Scurvy” charged for rape of 14 year old

Weeks after a fourteen year old girl was raped at knifepoint in Seine Bight Village, police have charged her alleged attacker. The accused, forty-one year old Wallace Cayetano of Lakeland [...]

Prisoners charged for attacking fellow inmate

Five prisoners are facing charges for attacking a fellow inmate at the Queen Street Police Station last Friday. Twenty-one year old Robert Gillett, eighteen year old Trevor Lamb, along with [...]

Veteran shoplifters in trouble again

Nokia Smith and Sasha Bowen, two veteran shoplifters with at least three convictions, pleaded guilty to charges of Handling Stolen Goods and Using Indecent Words when they appeared today in [...]

Suspect charged in robbery at Discovery Expeditions

Twenty year old Jerome Wade, the second of three persons who the police believe robbed six employees of Discovery Expeditions last Friday, was charged with six counts of Robbery when [...]

Emergency response teams simulate accident

Statistics reveal that road traffic accidents are among the leading cause of death in Belize… one means of reducing causalities is for drivers to behave more responsibly on the road, [...]

Microbiologist who cloned sheep visits Belize

In their quest to cure diseases and explain the inexplicable, scientists around the world continue to push the boundaries of their knowledge through research and experiments. One such man is [...]

Belize represented at Special Olympics summit

The Special Olympics Global Youth Activation Summit on intellectual disabilities begins today in Idaho in the United States. Belize is being represented at the event by two thirteen year old [...]

Safiyyah knows where to find entertainment this weekend

From north to south, activities are picking up pace and Saffiyah Muhammad has details of fun events such as music tributes and travelling movie showcase. So you’ll have a wide [...]